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What Would You Like To Be Famous For?

Lifestyle

A ground breaking kinetic sculpture was premiered in London, featuring 1,542 answers to the question: “What would you like to be famous for?”
 This unique collaborative project, which was launched globally by The Famous Grouse in August, has seen over twenty countries participate, resulting in thousands of responses from the evocative to the humorous. The Famous Collaboration by The Famous …

Famous Grouse leads the way at Government waste launch

Trade News

Environment Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has launched the Scottish Government’s waste consultation, ‘Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources’ which aims to cut Scotland’s total waste from households and businesses by 5 per cent by 2015 and 15 per cent by 2025. The Famous Grouse were on hand at the launch to show off their new lightweight bottle, which will see them reduce their glass …

Maxxium join in Jubilee celebrations

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Maxiuum have become the latest drinks company to produce a Diamond Jubilee whisky with a special blend of The Famous Grouse. The Famous Jubilee, Special Edition Reserve has been created by Grouse master blender Gordon Motion, exclusively for Waitrose. The distributor has also produced exclusive packaging for Sainsbury’s commemorating the “unprecedented number of summer events” this year. The new packaging …

The Famous Grouse celebrates 30 years at number one

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This year, The Famous Grouse celebrates 30 years as Scotland’s favourite whisky. And to mark the occasion Master Blender Gordon Motion has made up their own celebration blend. The Famous Grouse Celebration Blend Decanter will be launched at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes next month and is made up of whiskies going back to 1981, presented in a Wade …

Famous Grouse commission artwork for Famous Pubs contest

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The Famous Grouse Scotch whisky has commissioned Aberdeen artist Johanna Basford, to “re-imagine” its famous advertising icon as part of their Famous Pubs competition. The Famous Grouse Famous 100 campaign celebrates pubs with unique claims to fame and the illustrator has been asked to depict this year’s 30 winning entries on a metre-high statue of a red grouse. Basford has …

Glasvegas to headline The Famous Grouse Festival

Events

NME awarding winning Scottish band Glasvegas will be headlining the very first Famous Grouse Festival on Saturday 13th August. Hailing from Glasgow, the band rose to fame in 2008 with the launch of their debut album, Glasvegas, which went on to be nominated for a Mercury prize award in 2009. Festival goers will be treated to some of the tracks …

The Famous Grouse and RSPB run wildlife tours

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Conservation charity RSPB Scotland is joining up with The Famous Grouse Experience to help introduce children to Scotland’s wildlife. The RSPB will run free wildlife tours and other children’s activities from the distillery near Crieff between June and September, reports local paper the Strathearn Herald RSPB information officer Abby Forrest said: “This project is a great way for people to …

Famous Grouse Music and Whisky Festival

Events

The Famous Grouse has announced that tickets have gone on sale for a new summer music festival on the outskirts of Crieff. The inaugural will be staged on August 12 and 13, and will feature the award-winning band Skerryvore, says the Perthshire Advertiser. Famous Grouse Experience general manager Tracey McCafferty told the newspaper: “We’re all looking forward to hosting this …

New ‘interactive’ whisky attraction opens in Crieff

Lifestyle

A new interactive whisky attraction near to Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland, has been officially opened by a local politician, says a report. Gordon Banks, the MP for Ochil and South Perthshire, cut the ribbon on the Famous Grouse Experience’s ‘Taste Experience’ feature last week, according to the Perthshire Advertiser. The £55,000 attraction boast that it will provide vistors with a “sensory …